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Men are doubtful and skeptical about the Church they suspect and dislike the clergy they are impatient of theological systems but for Jesus Christ, as he stand out to view in the sacred pages, as they dimly realize him in their own best selves, as they catch faint traces of him in the lives of his saints, they have no other sentiments than those of respect and affection.
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Herbert Hensley Henson

Herbert Hensley Henson (born 1863 in London, died 1947 in Hintlesham, Suffolk) was an Anglican priest, a controversialist and Bishop of Durham. In the public eye from 1892 after an outburst at a diocesan conference in which he referred to dissenting Protestant churches as -emissaries of Satan-, Henson provoked some bemusement among his peers by entitling his autobiography Retrospect of an Unimportant Life

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